Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Elephant Hawkmoth

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
9 Jun 2020 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Barns, Solmain Walton NY520676 VC70 Cumberland Matt Smith Further to previous sighting, one small elephant hawk (...) 26413.jpeg
5 Jun 2020 Elephant Hawkmoth 3 Adult Barns, Solmain Walton NY520676 VC70 Cumberland Matt Smith 3 Deilephila porcellus feeding on honeysuckle. Small elephant (...)
3 Jun 2020 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Greenside Kendal SD510924 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Had trapped itself overnight in our glazed porch. 26213.jpeg
25 Jul 2019 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Silver Street Crosby Ravensworth NY622148 VC69 Westmorland Neil McCall Found on grass verge outside house in morning. Struggling to (...)
7 Jul 2019 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Garden Rosthwaite NY257146 VC70 Cumberland Pete
4 Jul 2019 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Thacka Beck Penrith NY506306 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 20939.jpeg
4 Jul 2019 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Fenton Keswick north west of NY277233 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
27 May 2019 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD328859 VC69 Westmorland Paul Hampshire Small Elephant Halkmoth
31 May 2018 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Small Elephant Hawkmoth 13453.jpeg
24 Sep 2017 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD459836 VC69 Westmorland Janice Sutton Caterpillar 12329.jpeg
1 Sep 2017 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Garden Penrith NY499267 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Caterpillar. Neighbour's gardener brought it for me to ID. He (...) 12067.jpeg
9 Aug 2017 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Lowther Castle Gardens Hackthorp NY523236 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell Elephant Hawk-moth caterpillar resting on grass 11484.jpeg
11 Jun 2016 Elephant Hawkmoth 4 Adult Haverthwaite garden Haverthwaite SD348841 VC69 Westmorland Alexander Fell Moth Trap Also 4 Poplar Hawk 1 Small Elephant Hawk, 2 Buff tip 1 (...)
23 Aug 2015 Elephant Hawkmoth 25 Larva Holme St Cuthbert Holme St Cuthbert NY106474 VC70 Cumberland Deb Muscat Larvae On Rosebay Willowherb, roadside verge.
27 Jun 2015 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 VC69 Westmorland Trevor Stevens Small elephant hawkmoth
7 Sep 2014 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Larva Grune Point footpath to Skinburness NY131564 VC70 Cumberland Phil Hewitt Elephant Hawkmoth Caterpillar #new 1501.jpeg